Orchard Street/Cafe Katja.

“Street Seats” Likely Coming to Orchard Street Adjacent to Cafe Katja and Dudley’s

The city’s Department of Transportation is working with two local businesses and the Lower East Side Partnership to create seasonal seating and expanded bike parking on a section of Orchard Street. …

Clinton Street at Broome Street.

DOT Planners Commit to Presenting Grand/Clinton Street Traffic Proposal in June

Members of the local community have become increasingly frustrated in recent months as plans from the city to address worsening traffic congestion at Grand and Clinton streets have failed to materialize. …

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Assembly Member Niou Urges MTA to Fix East Broadway Escalator

If you pass through the East Broadway Station with any regularity, you know that the escalator leading up from the F Train platform is frequently out of order. …

Delancey Street approach to the Williamsburg Bridge.

L Train Apocalypse: Dedicated Bus & Bike Lanes Coming to Delancey Street

The other day we mentioned another town hall meeting happening May 9, a week from today, to discuss the looming L Train shutdown. …

Canarsie Tunnel. MTA Photo.

Two More Town Halls Announced to Discuss L Train Shutdown

The city’s Department of Transportation and the MTA today announced another round of town hall meetings to discuss the shutdown of the L Train. …

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Transit Groups Urge 24-Hour Restrictions on Williamsburg Bridge During L-Train Shutdown

Transportation advocacy groups yesterday urged the city to take more steps to deal with the looming shutdown of the L Train. …

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DOT Isn’t Ready to Talk About Grand/Clinton Street Gridlock

In a recent letter to the city’s Department of Transportation (DOT), local elected officials praised the city’s commitment to “present finding of an ongoing study” of Lower East Side traffic gridlock at a May community board meeting. …

Canarsie Tunnel. MTA Photo.

The L Train Shutdown: “A Lower Manhattan Deluge”

If you’re not feeling sufficiently panicky about the L train shutdown coming our way next year, the New York Times chimes in today with a scary story. …

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Choosing the Best Bus Provider in Manhattan (Sponsored)

Coordinating group transportation in a congested city like New York isn’t always easy. It often requires sifting through multiple bus rental providers, estimates, and amenity options. To save you time, we’ve outlined the biggest considerations for chartering a bus in NYC …

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Mosco Street Will Be Closed For Three Months

One of our favorite blocks, Mosco Street, is going to be closed for three months starting next Monday, March 19. …

L Train arrives at First Avenue Station. Photo by Joel Raskin, 2015.

Voice Your Concerns About the Dreaded L Train Shutdown Tuesday Evening

Concerned about the L Train shutdown coming in 2019? …

Canarsie Tunnel. MTA Photo.

L Train Shutdown: East Side Open House Jan. 31

The MTA and the city’s Department of Transportation are kicking off a series of public meetings ahead of the L Train shutdown that’s scheduled to take place in the spring of 2019. …

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The 3 Essential Must-Do’s When Planning a Group Trip to New York (Sponsored)

New Yorkers have no patience for tourists and stragglers who clog the sidewalks with their open-mouthed, picture-taking awe. Carve a unique path through New …

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Lower East Side Traffic Town Hall Meeting Thursday

On Thursday evening, a local political club is holding a town hall meeting on the continuing traffic problems in the area around Grand and …

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Transportation Officials Grilled About Plan to Send 70 Buses Per Hour Over Williamsburg Bridge

At a hearing held yesterday, members of the City Council raised serious concerns about the city’s plan to deal with the shutdown of the …